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S. Korea’s Moon: denuclearisation is path to peace

S. Korea’s Moon: denuclearisation is path to peace

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula is “the path to peace and our goal”, South Korean President Moon Jae-In said Wednesday, a day after the North agreed to [...]
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After Olympic deal, S. Korea floats summit with NKorea’s Kim

After Olympic deal, S. Korea floats summit with NKorea’s Kim

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s president said Wednesday he’s open to meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un if certain conditions are met, as he vowed to push for more talks [...]
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Chinese military to prosecute former top general for graft

Chinese military to prosecute former top general for graft

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Fang Fenghui, once the youngest commander of a People’s Liberation Army military region, suspected of taking and giving bribes One of China’s former top generals [...]
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Army to ramp up tunnel warfare training with eye on N Korea: report

Army to ramp up tunnel warfare training with eye on N Korea: report

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

The Army will reportedly train thousands more troops in tunnel warfare this year on the chance President Trump wants such a military option for North Korea. US officials told [...]
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Korea Says It Won’t Scrap Sex Slaves Accord With Japan

Korea Says It Won’t Scrap Sex Slaves Accord With Japan

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

South Korea said Tuesday that it would not undo a 2015 agreement with Japan to shelve a longtime dispute over women who were forced into sexual slavery for the Japanese [...]
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Philippines to protest to China over apparent airbase on manmade island

Philippines to protest to China over apparent airbase on manmade island

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will make a diplomatic protest to China, which the southeast Asian nation’s defence minister described as having reneged on a promise not to militarise [...]
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After Olympic deal, S. Korea floats summit with NKorea’s Kim

After Olympic deal, S. Korea floats summit with NKorea’s Kim

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s president said Wednesday he’s open to meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un if certain conditions are met, as he vowed to push for more talks [...]
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S. Korea’s Moon willing to hold summit with Kim Jong-Un

S. Korea’s Moon willing to hold summit with Kim Jong-Un

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-In said Wednesday he would be willing to sit down with the nuclear-armed North’s leader Kim Jong-Un, as the international community [...]
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N Korea agrees to send athletes to Winter Olympics, South says

N Korea agrees to send athletes to Winter Olympics, South says

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s representatives assured the South Korean government Tuesday that the country’s “cutting-edge” nuclear weapons are aimed only at the [...]
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Could South-N Korea Talks Undermine The US?

Could South-N Korea Talks Undermine The US?

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Valuewalk | 6:00 AM

On Tuesday, the isolationist North Korean regime agreed to hold a diplomatic meeting with their neighbour South Korea, in light of the upcoming Winter Olympics to be held in [...]
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North and Korea Agree to Talks to Reduce Military Tensions

North and Korea Agree to Talks to Reduce Military Tensions

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s representatives assured the South Korean government Tuesday that the country’s “cutting-edge” nuclear weapons are aimed only at the [...]
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Reuters journalists face court in Burma

Reuters journalists face court in Burma

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two Reuters journalists were due in a Myanmar court Wednesday where they could be charged under a secrecy law that carries up to 14 years in jail, as calls escalate for their [...]
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Panmunjom, where Korean soldiers and negotiators meet

Panmunjom, where Korean soldiers and negotiators meet

10-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Among a row of sky-blue huts straddling the border between North and South Korea, soldiers from both sides face off against each other on the world’s last Cold War [...]
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Enhance Japan-US alliance to help rein in N Korea/ Improve ties with China through visits

Enhance Japan-US alliance to help rein in N Korea/ Improve ties with China through visits

10-Jan-2018 Intellasia | The-japan-news | 6:00 AM

Now that the military threat from North Korea has entered a new stage, Japan’s national security environment has become even more severe. Diplomatic issues have piled [...]
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US apologises to Japan over repeated military accidents

US apologises to Japan over repeated military accidents

10-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The US has apologised to Japan over a recent series of accidents involving US military equipment that have sparked anger over American operations in the country, a ministry [...]
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